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(see Ron's induction tag as worn by wife Judy below!)

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Ron Boone Inducted into Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame
April 10, 2007

Ron was inducted posthumously into the Hall at the Radisson Plaza in Lexington. His wife, Judy accepted the honor on his behalf with children Buzzy and Kelly in attendance. Photos from the ceremony appear below, courtesy of former General Manager, John Wright.

Judy Boone & Dale Thornhill

Judy Boone with Dale Thornhill, VP of Sales - Commonwealth Broadcasting (L) and Glen Bastin, Chief Operating Officer of the Kentucky Colonels (R)

Judy and Duane Bonifer

Judy waiting to accept the award from Duane Bonifer, President of the UK Journalism
Alumni Association

Judy with Ron's award

Judy with Ron's award

Judy Boone Congressional Record

Beth Barnes reads the Congressional Record from Congressman Ron Lewis
Judy Boone Congressional Record

Judy accepts the Congressional Record from Beth Barnes

Judy & Buzzy Boone

Judy with son Buzzy (right) and family friend
Jim Parr (left)

Hall of Fame Recipients

Front row (l-r) Beth Barnes and inductees Ron Jenkins, Ken Kurtz, Nancy
Green, Judy Boone & Glen Kleine.
Ron Induction Tag
Induction tag worn by Judy Boone at Ron's induction
(thanks to Roth Stratton)
Judy's Acceptance Speech

Judy Boone makes her acceptance speech
Read the coverage in the News-Enterprise

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